Mongolian Ger is a traditional dwelling of nomadic people. Foreigners might say Mongolian tent or Yurt, but it is more than a tent and nomads have been living in it for centuries. It is most convenient housing for nomads living in Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Kirgizstan. Mongolian ger durability, lightness and low cost are tremendous advantage to the nomads.
Mongolian Eagle Hunters are Kazakhs who are one of the minor ethnic groups live in Bayan Ulgii province in Western part of Mongolia. Kazakhs are carrying out this unique tradition of hunting with eagles for centuries and still practice in modern days. The Kazakhs arose from the merging of the medieval Turkic and Mongolian tribes and native to Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Kazakh nomads have been grazing their livestock in Bayan Ulgii
Dukha or Tsaatans people who domesticate reindeer and are natives of Russian Siberia and Khovsgol the northernmost province of Mongolia. Originally from across the border in what is now Tuva Republic of Russia. The Dukha are one of the last groups of nomadic reindeer herders in the world. They domesticate reindeer, use them as means of transportation, ride them and milk them to make their dairy products. In many ways reindeer considered as member of their family and treated respectfully. They...
Ovoo is worshiped and respected place in Shamanistic belief. Ovoos are also sites of several ceremonies during the year, which nearby families or clans would celebrate in honor of the local spirit as well as Father Heaven and Mother Earth and other Shamanist spirits.